|December 26th 2011 (Em160) - Thee Alex|
Thee Alex 'December 26th, 2011' Recorded live in one take, with no overdubs on Boxing Day, 2011. Casio SK-1, Boss DD5, Korg Monotron, Bliptronic, Stylophone, Danelectro distortion pedal. All music and cover art by Alex Botten www.alexcharlesmusic.co.uk www.alexbottten.co.uk www.theemoths.co.uk
Keywords: thee moths; alex botten; noise; analogue; digital; sound art; field recordings; ambient; birmingham; soundscapes; electronic music; electronic musik; art; sound collage; uk noise; electronica; vco; vcf; vca
|Field Recordings made in Mallorca, October 2010 (Em129) - Thee Moths|
Thee Moths - 'Field Recordings Made in Mallorca, October 2010' 14 tracks of unedited field recordings made during a week long trip to Spain. www.theemoths.co.uk
Keywords: mallorca; spain; field recordings; sound scapes; landscapes; palma; summer; autumn; sound collage; thee moths; electronic musik; alex botten; wildlife; natural sounds; city sounds; city scape; sea sounds; street sounds; beach; mediteranian
|Thee Moths sought the advice of the Courage Wolf: Vol 1 (Em119) - Thee Moths|
Another release from EM favourites Thee Moths. The physical release of 'Thee Moths Sought the Advice of Courage Wolf: Volume 1' is a single microcassette, the same microcassette that the album was recorded onto via an old dictaphone. Analogue synths, distortion, theremin, voice, banjo-dulcimer, delay, kaoss pad, guitar, pick-up and dictaphone feedback are all buried under layers of tape hiss and mechanical distortion...
Keywords: thee moths; noise; industrail; sound art; alex botton; electronic musik; sound collage; electronic music; stockhausen; steve reich; philip glass; birmingham; uk; electronica; tape noise; tape hiss; tape collage; dystopian; synthesizers; analogue
|50 Examples (Em091) - Thee Moths|
First release on Electronic Musik from Birminghams 'Thee Moths' First Actions Thee Moths formed as a fuzzy guitar pop band in 2000, initially as a quintet with former members of Alex's old band Magnetic North Pole. That then slimmed to a trio and then down to a duo. The duo version (Alex and Dominique Ferraton) recorded the first two albums plus a slew of EPs and compilation tracks. Though Dominique left the band Alex continued, releasing several more albums before deciding to call it a day in s...
Keywords: thee moths; experimental; soundscapes; noise; sound collage; stockhause; electronic musik; electronica; found sounds; field recordings
|Live in Wolverhampton (Em148) - Thee Moths|
Live recording from Thee Moths. Recorded on the 18th June 2011 at The Lighthouse, Wolverhampton, UK. I was lucky enought to witness this amazing perfomance 1st hand and hence requested Alex release it with the label. First Actions Thee Moths formed as a fuzzy guitar pop band in 2000, initially as a quintet with former members of Alex's old band Magnetic North Pole. That then slimmed to a trio and then down to a duo...
Keywords: thee moths; noise; ambient; music concrete; alex botten; electronic musik; experimental music; experimental; stockhausen; amm; sound art; sound artist; soundscape; noisescape; wolverhampton; lighthouse; light house; drones; drone; dronescape; industrial; dystopian; loops
|Thee Moths Sought the Advice of Courage Wolf Volume Two (Em126) - Thee Moths|
Another release from EM favourites Thee Moths. 'Thee Moths Sought the Advice of Courage Wolf, Volume Two' is the second, and final, installment of the 'Courage Wolf' series, two hours of noise music recorded directly onto a dictaphone. 'Volume Two' features a Mattel U-Create, a Russian Big Muff, a Hohner bass guitar, an original (not FM3) Buddha Machine, a small hand made synth, a Squier Telecaster, and (on side two) a simple piece of generative music software...
Keywords: thee moths; birmingham; noise; dictaphone; industrial; field recording; electronica; sound art; experimental; collage; tape cut ups; music concrete; courage wolf; u-create; guitar drone; noise music; lo fi; tape hiss; big muff; self generative music; musique concrete; electro acoustic
|Campanas Para Los Amigos y Musicos (Em103) - Thee Moths|
Thee Moths is the name audio and visual artist Alex Botten has released most of his music under over the last decade. Following hot on the heels of the 'Data Magic Analogue Wonder' full length, 'Campanas....' was recorded in one take, without computers,and without any post production. Synths, bells, theremin, voice, anddelay combine to make rough edged lo-fi swells and loops, familiar to anyone who has caught recent live shows...
Keywords: thee moths; 50 examples; alex botton; alex botton clark; ambient; theremin; bells; noise; electronica; live recording; electronic musik; blood moon; fonik; sound collage; music concrete; analogue delay; analogue; systhesizer; voice; vox; xenakis; nono; ligeti; varese; zappa; amm; dada; sound art; artist; soundscape; noisescape
|Recordings Made in London (Em117) - Thee Moths|
Field recordings made by Thee Moths (Alex Botton) presented 'as is' with no post production. The recordings were made on the 2nd of October 2010 and released on the 4th of October 2010. First Actions Thee Moths formed as a fuzzy guitar pop band in 2000, initially as a quintet with former members of Alex's old band Magnetic North Pole. That then slimmed to a trio and then down to a duo. The duo version (Alex and Dominique Ferraton) recorded the first two albums plus a slew of EPs and compilation ...
Keywords: thee moths; alex botton; field recordings; amient; music concrete; atmospheres; electronic musik; textural sounds; london; sounds; magnetic north pole; first actions; second actions
|Frosty Morning (Em128) - Thee Moths vs Mutate|
Mutate & Thee Moths 'Frosty Morning' Recorded at The Lab, by Ade Bordicott. Ade played effects pedals, dictaphones, and bass guitar Alex played theremin, Elk-tronics synth, Yamaha mini-keyboard, Mattel U-Create Originally made as a session for Phantom Circuit. http://www.myspace.com/mutate69 http://www.theemoths.co.uk
Keywords: mutate; thee moths; ade bordicott; alex botten; experimental; noise; soundscapes; sound collage; sound art; electronica; guitar loops; tape loops; phantom circuit; birmingham; frosty morning; music concrete; musik; musique; electronic musik; UK net label
|Towards Zero - Tokomac|
Live recording of the short lived improvising trio 'Tokomac' from the 2005 Futuresonic Festival in Manchester. The event was organised by the wonderful 'Burst Couch' and was #15 in their series of nights. Neil Packer - guitars / toys / electronics Harry Gallimore - electronics Ian Simpson - prepared lapsteel Artwork by Neil Packer Check out 'Tokomac Live in Liverpool' also a free download on EM - download FREE here Ian now works mainly under the name Noise Research
Keywords: fonik; tokomac; electronic musik; noise research; electroacoustic music; music concrete; musique concrete; theremin; electronica; futuresonic festival 2005; noise research; aht-n; electronica; manchester; noise; sound art; burst couch
|Live in Liverpool - Tokomac|
Part of the Electronic Musik free net releases Tokomac play live on this recording at the Arena studio Art gallery in Liverpool. Ian Simpson - prepared guitar Neil Packer - guitar / electronics Harry Gallimore - electronics Check out the other Tokomac album 'Towards Zero' also on EM - download FREE here
Keywords: fonik; electronic musik; noise research; bacillus; lost dark transmissions; stockhausen; electronica; soundscapes; amm; derek bailey; noise collage; music concrete; musique concrete